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50734

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Fuel Drums

Published: October 4, 2021
Company: Hauler

Hauler is known as a supplier of high-quality detail parts for aircraft, as well as other subjects. Once painted the fuel barrels provide a very nice addition to any diorama.

Package Contents

2 sets of resin containing the fuel barrels, with each set containing 6 barrels.

Instructions

The barrels are molded in resin and there are no instructions contained or… more

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Pictorial History of the Third Armored Division in World War Two

Published: August 2, 2021
Book Author(s): Darren Neely
Company: Pen & Sword

The Author

Darren Neely is the author of several photo survey books on WW2 subjects including Panzer wrecks 21: German Armor and the forthcoming Operation Nordwind in the Images of War series.

Contents

The book is divided into four unnamed chapters covering the 3rd at the invasion of Normandy until the end of the war.

In the Book

The book is… more

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PBY-5A Catalina

Published: February 26, 2021
Company: Atlantis Model Company

History

Atlantis Models has released a PBY-5A Catalina in 1/104 scale. This was originally a classic Monogram kit, which debuted in 1955. On the older model there was some issues reported with parts alignment, I found none of that with this kit.

In the Box

  • Instructions
    • There is a one-page instruction sheet. Illustrations for the parts and their… more

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M4A2 Sherman U.S. Marine Corps

Published: December 13, 2020
Company: Italeri

History

This kit is a rerelease from an older one by Italeri. What has changed is the decal sheet. The kit is an easy build in one of four different versions, and I have chosen to model the Marine Corps Pelielu Island from August 1944.

In the Box

The contents of the kit are on five olive green styrene sprues. Also included in the box are a set of rubber tracks, a… more

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How To Paint Bare Metal

Published: December 13, 2020
Book Author(s): MIG Jimenez
Company: AMMO by Mig Jimenez

Introduction

This How To Paint Bare Metal is a magazine from the AMMO company in the solution book series that details the products and techniques using the AMMO products to produce a jet model with a metal finish.

Contents

The first section of the magazine talks about all the Mig products and their applications to finish the model highlighted. Then the… more

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Nierstein and Oppenjeim 1945, Patton Bounces the Rhine

Published: September 21, 2020
Book Author(s): Russ Rodgers
Company: Osprey Publishing

In January 1945, the collapse of the German front along the Siegfried Line led to a large-scale dissolution of German combat forces and capability. Pressed hard by Allied forces advancing eastward, German units often found themselves trapped west of the Rhine River. With his eye on history, US Lt. Gen. George S. Patton, Jr. was… more

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D400 Electric Pencil Sander

Published: September 15, 2020
Company: David Union

John Miller, IPMS member and owner of Model Paint Solutions (modelpaintsol.com) has an electric pencil sander called the David 400 (D400) on his web site. The sander has a wall cord that plugs in the back of the sander, fits nicely in the hand, and is very comfortable to use.

When I first saw the tool, I thought why do I need an electric sander? I have an abundance of sanding tools… more

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Legends of Warfare M24 Chaffee Vol 1

Published: April 2, 2020
Book Author(s): David Doyle
Company: Schiffer Publishing

The Author

David Doyle’s earliest published works appeared in periodicals aimed at the hobby of historic military vehicle restoration. By 1999 this included regular features in leading hobby publications, appearing regularly in US, English and Polish magazines. Since 2003, over 100 of his books have been published. Broadening his horizons from his initial efforts concerning vehicles… more

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USS Hornet (CV-8) - Legends of Warfare

Published: March 30, 2020
Book Author(s): David Doyle
Company: David Doyle Books

The Author

David Doyle’s earliest published works appeared in periodicals aimed at the hobby of historic military vehicle restoration. By 1999 this included regular features in leading hobby publications, appearing regularly in US, English and Polish magazines. Since 2003, over 100 of his books have been published. Broadening his horizons from his initial efforts concerning vehicles… more

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A-4 Skyhawk Crew Access Ladder

Published: March 28, 2020
Company: Brengun

This is a review of an A-4 Skyhawk crew access ladder in 1/72 scale made of photo etch parts. Given the scale of the ladder, it is obvious that all parts are going to take some patience to remove from the PE sheet and apply to the ladder.

The package contains a photo etch sheet containing all the parts needed to construct the access ladder and a one-page instruction sheet.

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